Innovation-friendly procurement to nurture growth & regional renewal

The UK public sector spends £380bn a year in the private sector. UK local government procurement alone accounts for £60bn a year. This represents a huge market and a significant lever public authorities can use to create and shape markets.


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Delivery of a mission-led programme of support to public authorities seeking to use innovation-friendly procurement procedures
Making the case for innovation-friendly procurement with original research, evaluation and thought leadership of new innovative mechanisms
Dissemination and Stakeholder Activation

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Cohort Welcome Day

Embracing Innovation:The 2024 Cohort journey begins As the 2024 IPEC Cohort kicks off, we look forward to an exciting and innovative journey towards creating more value through procurement. Through a series of planned activities our community of forward-thinkers and innovators came together ready to transform local government approach to procurement. Our cohort’s journey includes a […]

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In-Conversation with Colin Wood

In-Conversation with Colin Wood We are thrilled to introduce our second “In-Conversation With” interview in the series! The initiative aims to celebrate transformational leaders across UK local authorities by sharing their expertise, success stories, and advice on implementing innovative procurement practices. This week, we had the privilege of interviewing Colin Wood, Innovation Lead at Dorset […]

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Public sector special award 2024

Innovation Procurement Empowerment Centre (IPEC) has teamed up with the “Startup Ecosystem Stars (SES)” to present a special prize at the 2024 Awards scheduled for December 6th in Paris.

Co-organised by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the global open innovation platform Mind the Bridge, in collaboration with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission, and with support from Microsoft, the SES Awards aim to recognise excellence among organisations fostering innovation within their ecosystems. The awards not only showcase success stories but also promote collaboration and stimulate opportunities for growth within innovation ecosystems.

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